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Hiking at Khao Lak/Lam Ru National Park

Hiking at Khao lakKhao Lak/Lam Ru National Park offers some magnificent beaches, estuaries and forested valleys shaded with mangrove jungle along the shores. Considerable wildlife dwells in the park, including hornbills, drongos, tapirs, gibbons, monkeys and Asiatic black bears. Long-tail boat trips to reach Khlong Thap Liang estuary, the picturesque viewpoint in the park, can be arranged to explore the mangrove jungle on the estuary and view the communities of crab-eating macaques.


Elephant trekking at Ton Patiwat Wildlife Preservation Center

Trekking nearby Khao LakElephant trekking is the highlight of tour programs at Ton Patiwat. Located in Tambon Sorngprak, between the routes from Phangnga Town to Amphoe Kapong, the center encompasses an area of brooks and waterfalls. There are several tour companies organizing fun eco-tourism trips at Ton Patiwat. All ages are welcome.


Shopping Around

Artificial Flowers are made by village women from rubber tree leaves. These are ingeniously conceived and handmade. They can be purchased from the Agricultural Dept. Office in Phang-Nga Town, and also from the Farm Women's Group in various districts. Call the Agricultural Dept. Office at (076) 412019 between 9.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. for further information.

Agricultural Products and Seafood Phang-nga is famous for its shrimp paste, called kapi, which comes in several styles, e.g. Kapi Koh Yao and Kapi Ko Panyee. Also popular is gung siab, which is dried shrimp eaten with a kapi based spicy condiment called nam prik. These items can be found in local stores and markets everywhere.


Festivals & Events

The Turtle Releasing Festival - Phang-nga Province has an annual 7-day Turtle Releasing Festival in March. Turtles raised by the Fisheries Dept. are released by festival participants into the sea at Thai Muang Beach.

Info provided by Tourism Authority of Thailand

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